Skype Blogs

News, stories, and updates from Skype

What's the best way to keep in touch with friends & family while abroad? Ask a college student.

Have you ever been welcomed home from a relaxing vacation abroad with a bombshell $300 or $400 mobile phone bill? Unfortunately, it can taint your memories of the whole experience. And we’ve all heard horror stories of some hapless friend… Read more

Friends and Family Are Behind Athletes' Glory

The glory in a televised sporting event is focused on crossing the finish line, shooting the game-winning goal or the moment when the judges reveal their top scores. But that moment of magnificence is just the conclusion of a lengthy… Read more

Friends and Family Are Behind Athletes' Glory

The glory in a televised sporting event is focused on crossing the finish line, shooting the game-winning goal or the moment when the judges reveal their top scores. But that moment of magnificence is just the conclusion of a lengthy… Read more

Meet Botiful: the Skype-powered robot

Claire Delaunay's move from Paris to Palo Alto was not motivated by dreams of entrepreneurialism, but, rather, her husband's MBA at Stanford. The French roboticist didn't realize she was relocating to the heart of Silicon Valley, nor did she have… Read more

Mo Farah: global athlete connects his many worlds with Skype

Mohammed "Mo" Farah is a truly global athlete. Born in Somalia, raised in the United Kingdom and currently training in Portland, Oregon, this track star is a gold-medal favorite in the 5000 and 1000 meter run in this summer's… Read more

Leave No Partygoer Behind This 4th of July

Happy 4th of July, Skype fans! Nothing says summertime quite like a swimming pool, some fireworks and more than enough barbecue to go around. But with everyone's busy schedules, it's possible that the whole family may not be able to… Read more

Happy birthday to "Happy Birthday" – sing it with Skype

Send the biggest and best birthday wishes with Say it with Skype, Skype internet calls, instant messaging and group video calling. See Skype.com for more. Read more

Skype Mombassadors: Sharing Ways Skype Keeps Families Connected

Whether you use Skype in your personal or professional life, our video and voice calling, instant messaging and screen sharing are helping to transform the way you communicate. Since Skype's inception, we've seen hundreds of stories surrounding the innovative ways… Read more

Skype plays host to a diplomatic dinner

Last week, a ground-breaking diplomatic event occurred. There wasn't any of the typical diplomatic fanfare with motorcades, secret service or press conferences. Rather than being a meeting between heads of state, this was something much more grassroots: a family in… Read more

Free wireless access to keep in touch this Mother's Day

Last Mother’s Day, we found out that up to 1 in 6 of the nation’s mums could have been left without a card. The research, which was carried out by TNS Omnibus on behalf of Skype, showed that almost… Read more

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